Russian TV’s Humanoid News Anchor Is Far From Replacing Humans

While China state-owned Xinhua News Agency is using virtual news anchors, Russia-24 ‘employs’ a droopy eyed humanoid robot TV news anchor named Alex to read the news. And the result? Well, lets just say that was far less eye-pleasing. The robot that the state-owned TV used was developed by a Russian startup Promobot Labs that […]

Robot Escapes Testing Facility, Went On The Run On The Streets Of Russia

In a scene that closely resembles one from sci-fi movies, a robot has escaped its human overlords from its testing facility in Russia and it was on the loose for a good 40 minutes before its onboard battery conked out and came to a halt in the middle of road, causing a minor traffic disruption. […]